A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico on Sunday. Global time and date of event 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 10:31:42 / March 29, 2020 @ 10:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2020089018. Event ids that are associated: pr2020089018. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:31:42 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.894 West, latitude 17.9725 North, depth = 13 km.
The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vega Alta, Comerío, Vega Baja. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, seven hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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